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  • Why the airport is in trouble

    There's really no surprise that revenues are down at Burbank's Bob Hope Airport. I am an infrequent flier, and have utilized the Burbank airport for nearly 45 years. I recall the days when you could fly to most every major city out of Burbank Airport,...
  • Schiff, other leaders, to host hearing on helicopter noise

    A hearing will be held on June 10 to discuss a recent report from the Federal Aviation Administration looking at helicopter noise in Los Angeles County, particularly the San Fernando Valley. The report leaves open a range of options for how to tackle...
  • Bob Hope Airport in effort to raise diversity percentages

    A study commissioned by Bob Hope Airport to ensure its compliance with federal diversity mandates found that while the airfield is doing a better-than-expected job contracting with businesses owned by white women, its use of minority-owned firms is...
  • Schiff reintroduces bill to allow Bob Hope Airport curfew

    Schiff reintroduces bill to allow Bob Hope Airport curfew
    Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Burbank) wants residents living near Bob Hope Airport to be able to get a good night's sleep, so he has reintroduced legislation to let the airport impose a formal, legally binding curfew on all flight operations. Schiff, along...
  • Bob Hope Airport scores new tenant

    Bob Hope Airport is welcoming a new commuter airline this month whose routes will connect the Imperial Valley to Los Angeles and beyond. On Wednesday, Portland, Ore.-based SeaPort Airlines launched its new slate of 12 non-stop, round-trip flights per...
  • New program lets kids with autism enjoy an air-travel trial run

    For families with autistic children, the stress and anxiety of air travel is a unique challenge – which is why JetBlue is partnering with Bob Hope Airport in Burbank to give those families a chance for an air-travel dress rehearsal. JetBlue’s...
  • Sound impact zone continues to shrink around Bob Hope Airport

    Sound impact zone continues to shrink around Bob Hope Airport
    The sound-proofing program for homes around Bob Hope Airport is slowly wrapping up and airfield officials are urging property owners who haven’t signed up to contact them as soon as possible. “It is winding down because we’ve done so...
  • Airport budget squeaks ahead

    Airport budget squeaks ahead
    Despite a precipitous drop in parking revenues and the loss of American Airlines, Bob Hope Airport managed to squeak ahead of budget projections for fiscal year 2012, according to a report released this week. According to the year-end fiscal numbers...
  • With American Airlines gone, airport sees continued revenue drop

    With American Airlines gone, airport sees continued revenue drop
    In the first full month since American Airlines pulled out of Bob Hope Airport, parking revenues at the airfield fell by 8.6% in March, officials reported this week. While the drop is steeper than what the airport has seen in recent months, airport...
  • Passenger drop surprises Bob Hope Airport officials

    Passenger drop surprises Bob Hope Airport officials
    The number of passengers at Bob Hope Airport plummeted by 10% in September compared to last year -- catching officials off guard. Revenues generated by parking fees -- an important source of income for the airport -- also dropped sharply, according to...
  • Bob Hope Airport may be recovering from loss of American Airlines

    Bob Hope Airport may be recovering from loss of American Airlines
    The rate at which parking revenues and the number of passengers fell at Burbank Bob Hope Airport eased up in April, an indication that the airfield may be rebounding from the loss of American Airlines earlier this year, officials reported this week....
  • Southwest, top Burbank carrier, scores second in customer survey

    Southwest, top Burbank carrier, scores second in customer survey
    Travelers aren’t too pleased with the North American airline industry – especially traditional carriers such as United Airlines and US Airways – pushing down customer satisfaction ratings after two years of improvement. On a 1,000-point...